Biden is committed to NASA’s Artemis program for the moon and beyond

By ShareAmerica President Biden is committed to NASA’s multilateral mission to return to the moon and send astronauts to Mars. “Through the Artemis program, the United States is building the broadest and most diverse international human space exploration coalition in history,” Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in November 2022. The Artemis program aims to ... Read More»

How the U.S. and its partners support mental health

By ShareAmerica Nearly 1 billion people worldwide suffer from some form of mental health disorder, according to the  World Health Organization . Rates of depression and anxiety shot up 25% during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. government works at home and abroad to advance the response to mental health challenges around the world. Mental ... Read More»

20 years of partnering to stop the spread of weapons of mass destruction

By ShareAmerica Weapons of mass destruction (WMD) technology can spread in many ways. Components of WMD, their delivery systems or related materials may be hidden in cargo and transported by land, air or sea. They can be sold for cash, cryptocurrency, or through wire transfer. Or someone can pass along specialized knowledge or expertise. The  Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) ... Read More»

U.S. scientists work to stave off desertification

By ShareAmerica U.S. scientists are developing technologies and new approaches to reduce desertification and in some cases return harmed land to its earlier fertile condition. A classic example of desertification is the 1930s Dust Bowl period in the United States, which devastated Midwestern states. It was a time when severe droughts combined with poor land-management ... Read More»

Making sure food for the world’s hungry is safe

By ShareAmerica Jun 6, 2023 The United States is the  largest provider of international food assistance  in the world, and it takes care that the food that feeds hungry people is safe and nutritious. The U.S. Department of Agriculture requires that food products are inspected and meet  quality standards . What’s more, it requires packaging to keep the food safe and alerts the ... Read More»

The commencement speech: A U.S. college tradition

By ShareAmerica It’s the time of year at U.S. colleges and universities when commencement speakers offer advice to new grads just before school officials award them their hard-earned diplomas. Each season, at least some of the prominent authors, executives, public officials and entertainers at the podiums deliver knockout speeches that garner media attention and linger in audience members’ ... Read More»

U.S. sends aid to Ukraine following destruction of Kakhovka Dam

ShareAmerica By Michael Laff June 15, 2023 Within hours of the destruction of the Kakhovka Dam in southern Ukraine, U.S. relief organizations and international partners rallied to provide emergency aid to families in Ukraine, like Yevheniya’s. “We experienced this during active shelling, when my children and I spent a month without water and electricity ,” she told UNICEF USA. “It’s very difficult to ... Read More»

U.S. pledges $6 billion to protect the ocean

By ShareAmerica The United States plans to invest nearly $6 billion to restore and protect the world’s ocean from climate change, pollution and other threats. The announcement came during the March 2–3 Our Ocean Conference in Panama. As U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John F. Kerry noted during the conference, this figure more than doubles the ... Read More»

What do Americans Give their Valentines?

Each year on February 14, Americans, like many others around the world, celebrate love and friendship by exchanging cards, flowers, candy and other gifts. Although the origins of Valentine’s Day are obscure, today it signifies both romantic and platonic love. Here are popular items Americans give to friends or lovers on Valentine’s Day: Greeting cards ... Read More»
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